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Geany

Geany

Geany is a small and lightweight Integrated Development Environment (IDE) based on Scintilla.

It was developed to provide a small and fast IDE, with only a few dependencies from other packages. Another goal is to be as independent as possible from desktop environment such as KDE or GNOME. Consequently, Geany only requires the GTK2 toolkit, and the GTK2 runtime libraries.

Geany is one of the more fully-featured editors, as most Linux editors adopt a more minimalist philosophy. It is similar to Windows editors such as NoteTab or ConTEXT.

 Geany 1.24.1

Price
Free to download

Size
3.8MB

License
GNU GPL v2

Developer
Enrico Tröger, Nick Treleaven, Frank Lanitz

Website
www.geany.org

System Requirements
GTK >= 2.6.0

Support:
Geany Manual, FAQ, Mailing Lists

Selected Reviews:
makeuseof, ogmaciel.com, Nerd Happens

Features include:

  • Syntax highlighting
  • Code folding
  • Symbol name auto-completion
  • Construct completion/snippets
  • Auto-closing of XML and HTML tags
  • Call tips
  • Many supported filetypes including C, Java, PHP, HTML, Python, Perl, Pascal
  • Symbol lists
  • Code navigation
  • Build system to compile and execute your code
  • Simple project management
  • Plugin interface

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